Meaning of haemodialysis in English:


Pronunciation /ˌhiːmə(ʊ)dʌɪˈalɪsɪs/


mass nounMedicine
  • Kidney dialysis.

    ‘During hemodialysis, your blood flows through a filter in a dialysis machine.’
    • ‘In hemodialysis, a machine is used to take waste products out of the blood.’
    • ‘In haemodialysis, blood is taken (via a needle inserted into a blood vessel) through a machine, containing an artificial filter.’
    • ‘Together with hemodialysis, medications and diet will round out your treatment plan.’
    • ‘For patients with renal insufficiency who are undergoing hemodialysis, administration of all medications should occur after dialysis to avoid premature removal of drugs such as pyrazinamide and cycloserine.’